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Bill Clinton more watched than Hillary Clinton

October 1, 2009 |  5:12 pm

Last Sunday's morning talk shows were all about the Clintons.

NBC's "Meet the Press" with David Gregory took the top ratings spot with 3.26 million viewers.

That win was due to ex-President Bill Clinton, who was a guest on the program.

In second place, CBS' "Face the Nation" pulled in 2.86 million viewers. Harry Smith, sitting in fClintonsor Bob Schieffer, interviewed Hillary Clinton.

The secretary of State's appearance clearly wasn't enough to push the CBS show into first place. Hey, Hillary, what would Bill think of that?

George Stephanopoulos, clearly having made a mistake by not at least getting Chelsea Clinton on his show, came in third, with 2.65 million people tuning in.

Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Sen. John McCain showed up on ABC's "This Week." Two old guys talking about war.

Fox's show came in last again with less than half the number of people who watched Stephanopoulos' show. Yes, "Fox News Sunday" still exists. No, it didn't get a Clinton. 

But those numerous non-viewers missed the day's big talk-show news, ironically.

As The Ticket reported here, it was host Chris Wallace's question of California Democrat Dianne Feinstein eliciting the information that she's really good with Guantanamo Bay detainees being shipped to her home state to help fellow Democrat President Obama close that prison facility in Cuba. Kit Bond, the show's other talking senator and a Republican, was also good with the terrorists going to California and not Missouri.

-- Mark Milian

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